Coronavirus, Tulsa COVID-19 Update – Oct. 27

The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire

 

Situation Update

To date, the Tulsa Health Department (THD) has confirmed 21,829 positive COVID-19 cases in Tulsa County. 19,376 residents have recovered and 201 have died. Test results are updated daily at www.tulsa-health.org/COVID19. For the most up-to-date news, information and business resources in Tulsa, visit www.cityoftulsa.org/COVID19.

Hospitalizations continue to rise in Tulsa and throughout the State of Oklahoma. Tulsa is surpassing hospitalization numbers from July and March/April. It’s more important than ever to work to slow the spread by wearing a mask, washing your hands and watching your distance. Masks are required for any person ages 10 and over in Tulsa city limits in areas where social distancing cannot be followed, such as the grocery store. For more information on masks in Tulsa, visit www.cityoftusa.org/masks.

CARES Act Updates

The City of Tulsa’s allocation of State CARES Act funding continues to support the personal and financial, health, safety and resilience of Tulsa residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the launch of the emergency shelter for individuals experiencing homelessness at the Tulsa County juvenile detention center, there have been 3,772 visits and 55 people have enrolled in the overnight shelter. In addition to the more than 5,500 meals provided in


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